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Dolores Hidalgo in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, Mexico — The Central Highlands
 

The Route of the Insurgents

 
 
The Route of the Insurgents Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 1, 2016
1. The Route of the Insurgents Marker
Inscription.  
Por éstas calles
Salió el ejercito Insurgente
el 16 de Septiembre de 1810,
a conquistar la Libertad de México.
Homenaje de Los Mexicanos
Residentes en Chicago
Año de 1950.

English translation:
The Insurgent Army left by these streets
on September 16, 1810 in order
to conquer the Liberty of Mexico
Tribute from Mexican Residents of Chicago
1950

 
Erected 1950 by Mexicanos Residentes en Chicago.
 
Location. 21° 9.364′ N, 100° 56.076′ W. Marker is in Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato, in Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo. Marker is at the intersection of Calle Jalisco and Calle Pueblo, on the right when traveling south on Calle Jalisco. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dolores Hidalgo, Guanajuato 37800, Mexico.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Unknown Insurgent Monument (a few steps from this marker); Church of the Tercera Orden (a few steps from this marker); The Hidalgo House and Museum
The Route of the Insurgents Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. Makali Bruton, October 1, 2016
2. The Route of the Insurgents Marker
The statue topping the monument shows an idealized version of a Mexican insurgent. The figure is carrying a wooden pole and has irregular clothing (i.e. one pant leg rolled up, no shoes, etc.), all indicating that the insurgents were common people ready to fight for independence.
(about 150 meters away, measured in a direct line); Miguel Hidalgo (about 150 meters away); Hidalgo Memorial and Independence Garden (about 180 meters away); The Decrees of Benito Juárez in Dolores Hidalgo (about 180 meters away); Cocomacán (about 180 meters away); Casa de Visitas (about 180 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Dolores Hidalgo.
 
Categories. Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismWars, Non-US
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. This page has been viewed 134 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.
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